Mohun Bagan and East Bengal, overseas players and coaches of Kolkata football giants will be returning to their home after 5th May. Players were stuck due to the complete nationwide lockdown, which is extended till 3rd may.
One of the Spanish footballers of East Bengal told, “We are still arranging on how to move to New Delhi first. A first batch most probably will go on 5 May.”
Players who were stuck in the country were four from East Bengal named, Jaime Santos, Juan Mera, Marcos de la Espada, Victor Perez along with coach Mario Rivera, besides, Jhonny Acosta of Costa Rica and Senegal’s Kassim Aidara.
Five players from Mohun Bagan are Fran Morante, Fran Gonzalez, Joseba Beitia from Spain; Daniel Cyrus of Trinidad; Baba Diawara of Senegal and Komron Turunov of Tajikistan along with the coach Kibu Vicuna.
The assistant coach of Mohun Bagan, Tomasz Tchorz is from Poland and the physical trainer Paulius Ragauskas is from Lithuania.